Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Subject: Infamous Books

Infamous Books, curated by Albert “Prodigy” Johnson of the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, is a revolutionary partnership that pairs the Infamous Records brand with Brooklyn-based independent publisher Akashic Books. Infamous Books’ mission is to connect readers worldwide to crime fiction and street lit authors both familiar and new.

Black Lotus


Finding the Black Lotus murderer is Detective Wolf’s chance to avoid an Internal Affairs investigation. That’s when things get personal.

Caught Up


Author of the mega–best seller B-More Careful (350,000 sales) is back with an irresistible hard-boiled crime story.



An erotic drama about four sexy couples and one swingers’ club where their fantasies and nightmares collide.